Complimentary Access for Governments
Government agencies across the country are leveraging Earnest’s near real-time consumer data for more accurate forecasting and to shed light on macroeconomic trends and to inform fiscal and budgetary decisions.
Easily track how COVID-19 is changing consumer spending across all consumer segments; at a city, county, district, state, and national level.
“This data helps us to monitor changes in the DC economy on a more frequent basis than official statistics allow during the coronavirus crisis, when information on the economy and revenue picture is most crucial to prudent budget planning.”
Dr. Fitzroy Lee,
Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Economist
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer of Washington DC
The COVID-19 Tracker shows weekly consumer spend trends by channel across 23 categories and 89 subcategories, representing 2,000+ national brands. The dashboard allows users to quickly drill into regional, state, CBSA, and city spend, transaction count, and average transaction trends based on the purchase data from a panel of 6 million de-identified U.S. consumers.
Category Heat Map
Geo Heat Map
Compare consumer trends in distinct categories and subcategories between regions, states, CBSAs, and cities.
Aggregate Consumer Activity
Share of Consumer Activity
Assess the impact of COVID-19 on changing consumer’s weekly spend across categories.
Earnest Covid-19 Data in the News
Founded in 2012, Earnest Research provides restaurants, retailers, e-commerce companies and investment clients with critical knowledge on consumer behavior to power data-driven business decisions. With accurate and near real-time data on sales, foot traffic, orders, and other purchasing trends, Earnest enables companies to deeply understand customer habits and gain valuable intelligence on market share and competitors.